Tag: Ayyappa

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  • Women at Sabarimala

    Women at Sabarimala

    Sabarimala will now join the list of temples open to women, but there are other Hindu temples that keep their gates shut to them. Moreover, there are possibly even more shrines of Muslim saints (tombs called dargahs) that traditionally disallow women from entering the inner sanctum. In 2016, the Supreme Court similarly forced the famous Haji Ali Dargah to open its doors to women, but the same did not apply to other Islamic shrines.

    March 16, 2019
  • Hanuman: A symbol of unity

    Hanuman: A symbol of unity

    Though Lord Hanuman is a popular Hindu deity, he is not confined to Hinduism alone and the legendary persona can be traced in Jainism and Buddhism as well. He is found in legends and arts even out side the Indian subcontinent such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand.

    December 30, 2018
  • Won’t appeal against Sabarimala verdict, no woman will be stopped: Kerala CM

    Won’t appeal against Sabarimala verdict, no woman will be stopped: Kerala CM

    Pinarayi Vijayan earlier on Monday chaired a high-power committee and discussed various arrangements to be made for women devotees.

    October 3, 2018